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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, -- either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic (moral), value; to fix the worth of roughly or in a general way; as, to estimate the value of goods or land; to estimate the worth or talents of a person.

2. (v. t.) To from an opinion of, as to amount,, number, etc., from imperfect data, comparison, or experience; to make an estimate of; to calculate roughly; to rate; as, to estimate the cost of a trip, the number of feet in a piece of land.

3. (n.) A valuing or rating by the mind, without actually measuring, weighing, or the like; rough or approximate calculation; as, an estimate of the cost of a building, or of the quantity of water in a pond.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

es'-ti-mat, es-ti-ma'-shun (`arakh, `erekh):

These words, meaning "to set in order," "valuation," are used in connection with the priestly services in Leviticus 5:15, 18; Leviticus 6:6; Leviticus 27:14, and frequently; Numbers 18:16.

3354. metreo -- to measure, measure out
... to measure, measure out. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: metreo Phonetic Spelling:
(met-reh'-o) Short Definition: I measure, estimate Definition: I ...
// - 7k

357. analogizomai -- to consider
... consider. Middle voice from analogia; to estimate, ie (figuratively) contemplate --
consider. see GREEK analogia. (analogisasthe) -- 1 Occurrence. 356, 357. ...
// - 7k

1380. dokeo -- to have an opinion, to seem
... think, seem, appear, it seems. 1380 -- properly, (what " to be"), forming
(a judgment, estimate). 1380 ("suppose") directly reflects ...
// - 9k

3049. logizomai -- to reckon, to consider
... Middle voice from logos; to take an inventory, ie Estimate (literally or figuratively)
-- conclude, (ac-)count (of), + despise, esteem, impute, lay, number ...
// - 8k

411. anekdiegetos -- inexpressible
... 411 (from 1 "not" and 1555 , " declare") -- properly, (beyond words);
(inexplicable), impossible to estimate (used only in 2 Cor 9:15). ...
// - 7k

5091. timao -- to fix the value, to price
... Verb Transliteration: timao Phonetic Spelling: (tim-ah'-o) Short Definition: I value
at a price, honor Definition: (a) I value at a price, estimate, (b) I honor ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
6187. erek -- an order, row, estimate
... 6186b, 6187. erek. 6188 . an order, row, estimate. Transliteration: erek
Phonetic Spelling: (eh'rek) Short Definition: valuation. ...
/hebrew/6187.htm - 6k

8505. takan -- to regulate, measure, estimate
... 8504, 8505. takan. 8506 . to regulate, measure, estimate. Transliteration:
takan Phonetic Spelling: (taw-kan') Short Definition: right. Word Origin a prim. ...
/hebrew/8505.htm - 6k

6186. arak -- to arrange or set in order
... set the battle, array, compare, direct, equal, esteem, estimate, expert
in war, A primitive root; to set in a row, ie Arrange, put ...
/hebrew/6186.htm - 5k

8176. shaar -- to calculate, reckon
... Definition: thinks. Word Origin a prim. root Definition to calculate, reckon
NASB Word Usage thinks (1). estimate. A primitive root ...
/hebrew/8176.htm - 6k

3699. kasas -- to compute
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to compute NASB Word Usage divide (1). make
count. A primitive root; to estimate -- make count. 3698, 3699. kasas. 3700 > ...
/hebrew/3699.htm - 5k


The Christian and the Scientific Estimate of Sin
characteristic of Christianity than its estimate of human sin. ...
// crucis/iii the christian and the.htm

Paul's Estimate of Himself
the grace of God I am what I:am: and His grace which was ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/pauls estimate of himself.htm

Christ's Estimate of his People
... Christ's Estimate of His People. A Sermon (No.282). Delivered on Sabbath Evening,
January 23rd, 1859, by the. REV. CH SPURGEON. at New ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 5 1859/christs estimate of his people.htm

Heraclitus' Estimate of Hesiod; Paradoxes of Heraclitus; his ...
... Chapter V."Heraclitus' Estimate of Hesiod; Paradoxes of Heraclitus; His Eschatology;
The Heresy of Noetus of Heraclitean Origin; Noetus' View of the Birth ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter v heraclitus estimate of hesiod.htm

Estimate of St. Augustin.
... CHAPTER I."Literature. CHAPTER III."Estimate of St. Augustin. Augustin,
the man with upturned eye, with pen in the left hand ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter iii estimate of st augustin.htm

Jesus' Estimate of John the Baptist.
of John were departed, he began to say unto the multitudes ...
// life/jesus estimate of john the.htm

Estimate of the Scope and Value of Jerome's Writings.
... V."Estimate of the Scope and Value of Jerome's Writings. General. The
writings of Jerome must be estimated not merely by their ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/v estimate of the scope and.htm

To Estimate Degrees of Excellence.
of Excellence. The perfection of souls, and the degree ...
/.../abandonment to divine providence/section viii to estimate degrees of.htm

Abaelard had Defined Faith as an Opinion or Estimate: Bernard ...
... CHAPTER IV Abaelard had defined faith as an opinion or estimate: Bernard
refutes this. Abaelard had defined faith as an opinion ...
/.../chapter iv abaelard had defined.htm

But as Men are Prone to Estimate Sins...
... Book 3 Chapter 15. But as men are prone to estimate sins´┐Ż 15. But as men
are prone to estimate sins, not by reference to their ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 15 but as men.htm

Estimate (6 Occurrences)
... from imperfect data, -- either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic (moral), value;
to fix the worth of roughly or in a general way; as, to estimate the value ...
/e/estimate.htm - 9k

... 4. The Resurrection Its Evidence 5. Two Contrasted Estimates of our Lord's Person
(1) The Non-Believing Estimate-not Truly Historical (2) The Believing Estimate...
/c/christianity.htm - 101k

Consist (7 Occurrences)
... The year may be fixed with great probability as 58 AD This estimate follows the
lines of Lightfoot's chronology, which Robertson (ut supra) supports. ...
/c/consist.htm - 80k

Weigh (24 Occurrences)
... if by the balance; to ponder in the mind; to consider or examine for the purpose
of forming an opinion or coming to a conclusion; to estimate deliberately and ...
/w/weigh.htm - 14k

Repute (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To hold an opinion of; to account; to estimate.
2. (n.) Character reputed or attributed; reputation ...
/r/repute.htm - 10k

Rate (23 Occurrences)
... 11. (vt) To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree. 12. ...
16. (vi) To make an estimate. Multi-Version Concordance Rate (23 Occurrences). ...
/r/rate.htm - 15k

Esteem (25 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to
reckon. ... 3. (vi) To form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider. ...
/e/esteem.htm - 17k

Doom (15 Occurrences)
... decision. 5. (vt) To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. 6 ... fine. 8.
(vt) To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion. 9 ...
/d/doom.htm - 12k

Prize (13 Occurrences)
... 9. (vt) To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate. 10. (vt)
To value highly; to estimate to be of great worth; to esteem. 11. ...
/p/prize.htm - 13k

Balance (12 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Act of weighing mentally; comparison; estimate. ... 13. (n.) To compare
in relative force, importance, value, etc.; to estimate. 14. ...
/b/balance.htm - 18k

Estimate (6 Occurrences)

Luke 14:28
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
(See NIV)

1 Corinthians 11:29
For any one who eats and drinks, eats and drinks judgement to himself, if he fails to estimate the body aright.

2 Corinthians 12:6
If however I should choose to boast, I should not be a fool for so doing, for I should be speaking the truth. But I forbear, lest any one should be led to estimate me more highly than what his own eyes attest, or more highly than what he hears from my lips.

1 Timothy 5:24
The sins of some men are evident to the world, leading the way to your estimate of their characters, but the sins of others lag behind.

Exodus 21:22
And if men strive together, and strike a woman with child, so that she be delivered, and no mischief happen, he shall in any case be fined, according as the woman's husband shall impose on him, and shall give it as the judges estimate.

Leviticus 27:14
And when a man shall sanctify his house to be holy unto the LORD, then the priest shall estimate it, whether it be good or bad: as the priest shall estimate it, so shall it stand.



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